It’s no secret that the Raiders offense is missing some of its key players from earlier this season and that a few of those still on the roster aren’t at full health. Just the same, head coach Jon Gruden is eager to see which players stand out in a season full of disappointing performances. In
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."